The song tells a story of a criminal who, despite obvious evidence, tries to convince people he is not guilty. Even though the song is called "Shut Up", the two words do not appear in the lyrics at all. However, they were the final words of an additional verse which was part of an early version of the song.
The promotional video for the single released featured the band dressed as a group of criminalsthen later as police officersworking for and later chasing, lead singer Suggs. The video implies that Suggs' character has his friends steal cars for his business, though at the start of the video it is implied that he has been caught for his crimes by the police with the song being him pleading Shut Up - Madness - 7 innocence.
In one sequence, the costumed band gather round as Chris Foreman in police uniform plays the song's guitar solo on the "Super Yob" guitar, previously owned by Dave Hill of Slade. In addition to its single release and appearance on the album 7"Shut Up" also appears on the Madness collections Complete Beds Are Burning - Various - Start A RevolutionIt's From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Pop 2-tone new wave. Graham McPherson. Clive Langer Alan Winstanley. UK Singles Chart .
禁じられた花 - Kalmia - Thalidomide In Bedroom, Another Lonely Night - Lynn Anderson - Rose Garden And How Can I Unlove You, LAmore Che Viene - Various - Poder Paralelo, El Niño Que Volaba - Víctor Manuel - Sólo Pienso En Ti Y Otros Grandes Éxitos, CC Cowboys - Barnehjemmet Johnny-Johnny